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Volcano Forest Inn

19-4034 Old Volcano Road, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
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Saint Anthony, Minnesota
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46 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Inn is a little hard to find since it is set so far back on the road. Convenient to a couple of local restaurants and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, allowing us to go to the park twice during our stay. Easy trip to Hilo, if you want to see the city. But we have stayed at nearly 40 bed... More 

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San Diego, CA
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is very close to the national park so it's at the perfect place to sleep after your whole day activities in the park. The property is hidden behind a narrow drive way but GPS has no problem finding it. The house is very well maintained and the room we stayed is spacious. it was cold on the day... More 

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Carnelian Bay, California
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40 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Yes the rooms are spacious and clean. The location is wonderful for visiting the park. We will have to agree with most of the reviewers that there is no atmosphere, an unfriendly welcome and an unfriendly rudimentary breakfast. An empty blackboard would have more personality than the innkeepers. The staff had barking dogs and spoke of nothing but her personal... More 

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Rehovot, Israel
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

This place has a great potential. However, in reality it is disappointing. The place is deserted. An unpleasant welcome. Unpleasant atmosphere. Room is spacious and clean but lacks any warmth. Breakfast is at a very low level. Read previous recent reviews ad well. Go look for another place!!!

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Barnesville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

I echo what has been said here. There is absoluely NO atmosphere to this place at all. You dont feel like you are on vacation here, and there is no Hawaiian vibe at all. The innkeepers are not suited to this work, they complain about personal problems (dont want to hear this on vacation!) This is not a good value... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

A friend of mine and I stayed here for 4 nights. The location is perfect for spending time in Volcanoes Nat'l Park and exploring Green Sand Beach or stuff around Hilo. The room (two double beds) was very spacious and there was a private patio. My biggest complaint is that the innkeeper and his "assistant" were not suited for the... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

The room was nice and very large and clean. This place is not a family run place and it feels like it - sort of like a motel versus a real B&B. Breakfast was minimal compared to all other B&Bs that we've stayed at. The location was great and they did clean the room daily.

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Saanichton, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

-The real complaint we had was that room was damp and smelled like mold. -There was mold on the walls in the bathroom and behind the toilet -The Breakfast was average-Not much to chose from -The towels in the bathroom were hard and ripped -It was over-priced for the amenities. We should have been charged half the price we paid!... More 

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Hawaiialohagirl, Front Office Manager at Volcano Forest Inn, responded to this review

We are currently undergoing changes and upgrading to ensure future guest will receive best service possible to keep our establishment in the running. More 

Stamford, Connecticut
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

Our family stayed here for a one night excursion from Kona. I did a lot of research on B&Bs in the area and saw this one the cleanest and had the nicest accommodations within our budget. It's literally a 2 minute drive to the Hawaii volcanoes national Park entrance. If you wanted to you could even walk there if you'd... More 

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Deurne, The Netherlands
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18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We had a last minute late arrival at Volcano Forest Inn, but we were very welcome. Stayed for 2 nights to visit the National Volcano Park, just a 5 minute drive from there. Every morning they will serve you a nice breakfast in a lovely kitchen. The rooms are very big, but a bit noisy because of the fact the... More 

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